autolytic

(redirected from autolyticly)
Also found in: Medical.

au·tol·y·sis

 (ô-tŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The breaking down of cells or tissues by their own enzymes. Also called self-digestion.

au′to·lyt′ic (ô′tə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.autolytic - of or relating to self-digestion
Mentioned in ?